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Mrs. Esparza from Dallas TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Protect My Shins and Hands!

My students need soccer protection gear such as 13 pairs of shin guards and 2 pairs of gloves for weekly practices and games.

  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are English Language Learners from a public school. They are curious fifth graders that want to learn and they love school. All of my students receive free or reduced lunch. Their families have economic hardships and it is hard for them to provide all the supplies that their children need to be successful at school.

One word that describe my students is competitive.

They are competitive about sports because even though we don't have enough of the protection gear for our soccer team they still put all their heart in each game. As a soccer coach, I want to provide them with the necessary protection gear they need.

My Project

As teachers and soccer coaches, we care for our students’ safety. With the soccer shin guards, our students will be protected when they practice and play against others. The gloves will protect the goalie from bruises as well as being better equipped for the games. With the extra shin guards and gloves, our students won’t have to be changing and lending to others the protection gear, in order to be part of the practice or game. They don’t have to be changing in the middle of the practice or game and be waiting for their turn to join the team.

Mrs. Esparza
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 56 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nike J Guard Soccer Shin Guards - White - L • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.00 5 $50.00
Nike J Guard Soccer Shin Guards - White - S • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.00 4 $40.00
Nike J Guard Soccer Shin Guards - White - M • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.00 4 $40.00
PUMA Adult evoPOWER Tricks Grip 4.3 Soccer Goalie Gloves - No Color - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
adidas Youth Ace Junior Manuel Neuer Soccer Goalie Gloves - Blue - 4 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $15.99 1 $15.99

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